ethnic groups

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Summary: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Investigation of autism and GABA receptor subunit genes in multiple ethnic groups
    Ann L Collins
    Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neurogenetics 7:167-74. 2006
  2. pmc The genetic structure and history of Africans and African Americans
    Sarah A Tishkoff
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Science 324:1035-44. 2009
  3. pmc Reconstructing Indian population history
    David Reich
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 461:489-94. 2009
  4. pmc The history of African gene flow into Southern Europeans, Levantines, and Jews
    Priya Moorjani
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001373. 2011
  5. pmc Genome-wide patterns of population structure and admixture in West Africans and African Americans
    Katarzyna Bryc
    Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:786-91. 2010
  6. pmc Full accounting of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the U.S. population in 1988-1994 and 2005-2006
    Catherine C Cowie
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:287-94. 2009
  7. pmc Genomic dissection of population substructure of Han Chinese and its implication in association studies
    Shuhua Xu
    Chinese Academy of Sciences and Max Planck Society Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, PR China
    Am J Hum Genet 85:762-74. 2009
  8. pmc Tag SNP polymorphism of CCL2 and its role in clinical tuberculosis in Han Chinese pediatric population
    Wei Xing Feng
    Beijing Pediatric Research Institute, Beijing Children s Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e14652. 2011
  9. ncbi The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)--methods and response rates
    David W Dunstan
    The International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, VIC 3162, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 57:119-29. 2002
  10. pmc Separating the post-Glacial coancestry of European and Asian Y chromosomes within haplogroup R1a
    Peter A Underhill
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1201 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94304 5485, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:479-84. 2010

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  1. pmc Investigation of autism and GABA receptor subunit genes in multiple ethnic groups
    Ann L Collins
    Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neurogenetics 7:167-74. 2006
    ..0253). These results confirmed our earlier findings, indicating GABRA4 and GABRB1 as genes contributing to autism susceptibility, extending the effect to multiple ethnic groups and suggesting seizures as a stratifying phenotype.
  2. pmc The genetic structure and history of Africans and African Americans
    Sarah A Tishkoff
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Science 324:1035-44. 2009
    ..This study helps tease apart the complex evolutionary history of Africans and African Americans, aiding both anthropological and genetic epidemiologic studies...
  3. pmc Reconstructing Indian population history
    David Reich
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 461:489-94. 2009
    ..We therefore predict that there will be an excess of recessive diseases in India, which should be possible to screen and map genetically...
  4. pmc The history of African gene flow into Southern Europeans, Levantines, and Jews
    Priya Moorjani
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001373. 2011
    ..For the Jewish admixture, we obtain an average estimated date of about 72 generations. This may reflect descent of these groups from a common ancestral population that already had some African ancestry prior to the Jewish Diasporas...
  5. pmc Genome-wide patterns of population structure and admixture in West Africans and African Americans
    Katarzyna Bryc
    Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:786-91. 2010
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  6. pmc Full accounting of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the U.S. population in 1988-1994 and 2005-2006
    Catherine C Cowie
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:287-94. 2009
    ..S. during 2005-2006. We then compared the prevalences of these conditions with those in 1988-1994...
  7. pmc Genomic dissection of population substructure of Han Chinese and its implication in association studies
    Shuhua Xu
    Chinese Academy of Sciences and Max Planck Society Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, PR China
    Am J Hum Genet 85:762-74. 2009
    ..These signals indicating significant differences among Han Chinese subpopulations should be carefully explained in case they are also detected in association studies, especially when sample sources are diverse...
  8. pmc Tag SNP polymorphism of CCL2 and its role in clinical tuberculosis in Han Chinese pediatric population
    Wei Xing Feng
    Beijing Pediatric Research Institute, Beijing Children s Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e14652. 2011
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  9. ncbi The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)--methods and response rates
    David W Dunstan
    The International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, VIC 3162, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 57:119-29. 2002
    ..Furthermore, it generates the baseline data for a prospective 5-year cohort study. The data will be important for national and regional public health and lifestyle education and health promotion programs...
  10. pmc Separating the post-Glacial coancestry of European and Asian Y chromosomes within haplogroup R1a
    Peter A Underhill
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1201 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94304 5485, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:479-84. 2010
    ..Importantly, the virtual absence of M458 chromosomes outside Europe speaks against substantial patrilineal gene flow from East Europe to Asia, including to India, at least since the mid-Holocene...
  11. doi Prevalence of obesity among US preschool children in different racial and ethnic groups
    Sarah E Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, B216 Starling Loving Hall, 320 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:344-8. 2009
    To estimate the prevalence of obesity in 5 major racial/ethnic groups in 4-year-old US children.
  12. pmc Brazilian urban population genetic structure reveals a high degree of admixture
    Suely R Giolo
    Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Cardiology, Heart Institute, Medical School of University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:111-6. 2012
    ..The data support the notion that the Brazilian population, due to its high degree of admixture, can provide a valuable resource for strategies aiming at using admixture as a tool for mapping complex traits in humans...
  13. pmc The influence of natural barriers in shaping the genetic structure of Maharashtra populations
    Kumarasamy Thangaraj
    Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
    PLoS ONE 5:e15283. 2010
    ..The genetic origin of populations living in this state is poorly understood and hitherto been described at low molecular resolution level...
  14. pmc Risk factors for 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)-related hospitalization and death among racial/ethnic groups in New Mexico
    Deborah L Thompson
    New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1776-84. 2011
    ..We assessed risk factors for 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)-related hospitalization, mechanical ventilation, and death among New Mexico residents...
  15. doi Large-scale mtDNA screening reveals a surprising matrilineal complexity in east Asia and its implications to the peopling of the region
    Qing Peng Kong
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
    Mol Biol Evol 28:513-22. 2011
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  16. pmc Discrimination and racial disparities in health: evidence and needed research
    David R Williams
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Behav Med 32:20-47. 2009
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  17. pmc Updating phylogeny of mitochondrial DNA macrohaplogroup m in India: dispersal of modern human in South Asian corridor
    Adimoolam Chandrasekar
    Anthropological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, Bogadi, Mysore, India
    PLoS ONE 4:e7447. 2009
    ..Northeast Indian mtDNA pool harbors region specific lineages, other Indian lineages and East Asian lineages. We also suggest the establishment of an East Asian gene in North East India through admixture rather than replacement...
  18. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 125:686-95. 2010
    ..By the preschool years, racial/ethnic disparities in obesity prevalence are already present. The objective of this study was to examine racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity...
  19. doi Assessing individual interethnic admixture and population substructure using a 48-insertion-deletion (INSEL) ancestry-informative marker (AIM) panel
    Ney P C Santos
    Laboratório de Genética Humana e Médica, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, Para, Brazil
    Hum Mutat 31:184-90. 2010
    ..Americans; and a sample from Belém, in the northeastern Amazon, shows a significant contribution of the three ethnic groups, although with a greater European proportion...
  20. pmc Shared epitope alleles remain a risk factor for anti-citrullinated proteins antibody (ACPA)--positive rheumatoid arthritis in three Asian ethnic groups
    Too Chun-Lai
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e21069. 2011
    ..To investigate the associations between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope (SE) alleles and rheumatoid arthritis in subsets of rheumatoid arthritis defined by autoantibodies in three Asian populations from Malaysia...
  21. pmc Comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles among ethnic groups using population health surveys between 1996 and 2007
    Maria Chiu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:E301-10. 2010
    ..We conducted a large, population-based comparison of cardiovascular risk among people of white, South Asian, Chinese and black ethnicity living in Ontario, Canada...
  22. pmc Performance of prediction models for BRCA mutation carriage in three racial/ethnic groups: findings from the Northern California Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Allison W Kurian
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1084-91. 2009
    ..Two widely used models, BRCAPRO and BOADICEA, were developed using data from non-Hispanic Whites (NHW), but their accuracies have not been evaluated in other racial/ethnic populations...
  23. pmc Self report in clinical and epidemiological studies with non-English speakers: the challenge of language and culture
    Sanja M Hunt
    Public Health Sciences, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:618-22. 2004
    Internationally, there is a drive for equality in health care for ethnic groups. To achieve equality, produce sound policies, and provide appropriately targeted services good quality data are essential...
  24. pmc Low perception of malaria risk among the Ra-glai ethnic minority in south-central Vietnam: implications for forest malaria control
    Koen Peeters Grietens
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Malar J 9:23. 2010
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  25. ncbi The APOA5 locus is a strong determinant of plasma triglyceride concentrations across ethnic groups in Singapore
    Chao Qiang Lai
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 44:2365-73. 2003
    Singapore comprises three ethnic groups: Chinese (76.7%), Malays (14%), and Asian-Indians (7.9%). Overall, Singaporeans experience coronary heart disease rates similar to those found in the United States...
  26. pmc Availability of recreational resources in minority and low socioeconomic status areas
    Latetia V Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:16-22. 2008
    ..Variations in the location and density of recreational resources were examined by SES and racial composition of neighborhoods...
  27. pmc Moving to an A1C-based diagnosis of diabetes has a different impact on prevalence in different ethnic groups
    Dirk L Christensen
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 33:580-2. 2010
    ..K. study were of the same magnitude as between-country comparisons. CONCLUSIONS A shift to an A1C-based diagnosis for diabetes will have substantially different consequences for diabetes prevalence across ethnic groups and populations.
  28. pmc Diabetes health disparities: a systematic review of health care interventions
    Monica E Peek
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:101S-56S. 2007
    ..More research is needed in the areas of racial/ethnic minorities other than African Americans and Latinos, health disparity reductions, long-term diabetes-related outcomes, and the sustainability of health care interventions over time...
  29. pmc Polymorphism of rs1044925 in the acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase-1 gene and serum lipid levels in the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations
    Dong Feng Wu
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, 22 Shuangyong Road, Nanning 530021, Guangxi, China
    Lipids Health Dis 9:139. 2010
    ..acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase-1 (ACAT-1) gene and serum lipid profiles is not well known in different ethnic groups. Bai Ku Yao is a special subgroup of the Yao minority in China...
  30. doi Appropriateness of waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio cutoffs for different ethnic groups
    S A Lear
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University and Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:42-61. 2010
    ..However, these cutoffs may not be appropriate for other ethnic groups. This paper reviews the literature regarding ethnic differences in body composition and the appropriateness of ..
  31. ncbi Alarming prevalences of overweight and obesity for children of Turkish, Moroccan and Dutch origin in The Netherlands according to international standards
    A Miranda Fredriks
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 94:496-8. 2005
    ..Prevalences of overweight in The Netherlands, defined by international cut-off points, are presented in 14 500 children of Dutch origin, 2904 of Turkish and 2855 of Moroccan origin, aged 0-21 y...
  32. doi Hyperlipidaemia and its risk factors in the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations
    Yin Ruixing
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, 22 Shuangyong Road, Nanning 530021, Guangxi, People s Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 12:816-24. 2009
    ..To compare the differences in hyperlipidaemia prevalence and its risk factors between the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations...
  33. pmc Intermittent and light daily smoking across racial/ethnic groups in the United States
    Dennis R Trinidad
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, 150 East Tenth Street, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:203-10. 2009
    ..examining the prevalence of intermittent (nondaily) and light daily (1-5 cigarettes/day) smoking across racial/ethnic groups in the United States using nationally representative data...
  34. pmc Prevalence of refractive error in the United States, 1999-2004
    Susan Vitale
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, National EyeInstitute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9301, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1111-9. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of refractive error in the United States...
  35. pmc Food intake of individuals with and without diabetes across different countries and ethnic groups
    U Nöthlings
    Epidemiology Section, Institute for Experimental Medicine, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:635-41. 2011
    ..We investigated this hypothesis in two large prospective studies including different countries and ethnic groups.
  36. ncbi Cancer in the Sami population of North Norway, 1970-1997
    T Haldorsen
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:63-8. 2005
    ..Some Sami were exposed to radioactivity as a result of their diet based on reindeer products. Adverse effects on their cancer incidence were not observed...
  37. pmc Identification of copy number variants defining genomic differences among major human groups
    Lluis Armengol
    Genetic Causes of Disease Group, Genes and Disease Program, Center for Genomic Regulation CRG UPF and CIBERESP, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e7230. 2009
    ..Understanding the genetic contribution to phenotype variation of human groups is necessary to elucidate differences in disease predisposition and response to pharmaceutical treatments in different human populations...
  38. pmc Associations of cardiovascular risk factors, carotid intima-media thickness and left ventricular mass with inter-adventitial diameters of the common carotid artery: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Joseph F Polak
    Department of Radiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 218:344-9. 2011
    ..IAD may be associated with left ventricular mass (LV mass) while IMT is a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis. It is not clear if IAD is associated with LV mass after accounting for IMT and traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  39. doi Mitogenomic diversity in Tatars from the Volga-Ural region of Russia
    Boris Malyarchuk
    Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Biological Problems of the North, Far East Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Magadan, Russia
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2220-6. 2010
    ..Complete mtDNA variation study revealed that the age of western Eurasian haplogroups (such as U4, HV0a, and H) is less than 18,000 years, thus suggesting re-expansion of eastern Europeans soon after the Last Glacial Maximum...
  40. ncbi The influence of CCL3L1 gene-containing segmental duplications on HIV-1/AIDS susceptibility
    Enrique Gonzalez
    Veterans Administration Research Center for AIDS and HIV 1 Infection, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, and Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Science 307:1434-40. 2005
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  41. pmc An investigation of genome-wide studies reported susceptibility loci for ulcerative colitis shows limited replication in north Indians
    Garima Juyal
    Department of Genetics, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 6:e16565. 2011
    ..They also suggest a systematic GWAS in this terrain may be insightful for identifying population specific IBD risk conferring loci and thus enable cross-ethnicity fine mapping of disease loci...
  42. doi The use of plants in the medical system of the Fulni-ô people (NE Brazil): a perspective on age and gender
    Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:866-73. 2011
    ..Additionally, this study seeks to identify the sites where these resources are collected...
  43. doi Mitochondrial DNA variability in the Titicaca basin: Matches and mismatches with linguistics and ethnohistory
    Chiara Barbieri
    Department of Experimental Evolutionary Biology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 23:89-99. 2011
    ..This study seeks to contribute to reconstructing the population prehistory of the region, by providing a first genetic profile of its inhabitants, set also into the wider context of South American genetic background...
  44. ncbi Genetic heterogeneity of self-reported ancestry groups in an admixed Brazilian population
    Tulio C Lins
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Genômicas e Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Epidemiol 21:240-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relation of self-reported with genetic ancestry and the statistical risk of grouping an admixed sample based on self-reported ancestry...
  45. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systematic review
    Anita K Kurian
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Plano Tarrant County Public Health, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:143-52. 2007
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  46. pmc A genome-wide analysis of population structure in the Finnish Saami with implications for genetic association studies
    Jeroen R Huyghe
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:347-52. 2011
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  47. pmc Detection of HPV DNA in esophageal cancer specimens from different regions and ethnic groups: a descriptive study
    Xueqian Wang
    Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research Ministry of Education, Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing Cancer Hospital and Institute, 52 Fucheng Rd, Beijing 100142, China
    BMC Cancer 10:19. 2010
    ..However, reported detection rates of HPV DNA in these tumors have varied markedly. Differences in detection methods, sample types, and geographic regions of sample origin have been suggested as potential causes of this discrepancy...
  48. doi Using electronic health records to drive discovery in disease genomics
    Isaac S Kohane
    Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 12:417-28. 2011
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  49. pmc Association of rs5888 SNP in the scavenger receptor class B type 1 gene and serum lipid levels
    Dong Feng Wu
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, 22 Shuangyong Road, Nanning, 530021 Guangxi, People s Republic of China
    Lipids Health Dis 11:50. 2012
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  50. doi Socioeconomic inequalities in attending the mass screening for breast cancer in the south of the Netherlands--associations with stage at diagnosis and survival
    M J Aarts
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre South IKZ, Eindhoven Cancer Registry, PO Box 231, 5600 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:517-25. 2011
    ..Despite the absence of financial barriers for participation in the Dutch mass-screening program, socioeconomic inequalities in attendance rates exist, and women with low SES had a significantly worse tumor stage and lower survival rate...
  51. ncbi Defining obesity cut points in a multiethnic population
    Fahad Razak
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Circulation 115:2111-8. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether these cut points are appropriate for non-European populations. We assessed the metabolic risk associated with BMI among South Asians, Chinese, Aboriginals, and Europeans...
  52. doi Acculturation and ethnic-minority health behavior: a test of the operant model
    Irma Corral
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University
    Health Psychol 27:737-45. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test this model for the first time...
  53. ncbi Older adults' perceived physical activity enablers and barriers: a multicultural perspective
    Anna E Mathews
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, Furman University, Greenville, SC, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 18:119-40. 2010
    ..Findings suggest several ways to promote PA among older people, including developing exercise programs designed for older adults and health messages promoting existing places and programs older adults can use to engage in PA...
  54. doi Menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation among racial/ethnic groups in the United States
    Dennis R Trinidad
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Addiction 105:84-94. 2010
    To examine the association between smoking mentholated cigarettes and smoking cessation, separately for different racial/ethnic groups.
  55. doi Haplotype diversity of 17 Y-chromosomal STRs in three native Sarawak populations (Iban, Bidayuh and Melanau) in East Malaysia
    Yuet Meng Chang
    Forensic DNA Serology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 3:e77-80. 2009
    ..These individuals were from three indigenous ethnic groups in Sarawak comprising of 103 Ibans, 113 Bidayuhs and 104 Melanaus...
  56. pmc Human ITCH E3 ubiquitin ligase deficiency causes syndromic multisystem autoimmune disease
    Naomi J Lohr
    Clinical Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 86:447-53. 2010
    ..These patients not only have multisystem autoimmune disease but also display morphologic and developmental abnormalities. This disorder underscores the importance of ITCH ubiquitin ligase in many cellular processes...
  57. doi Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) among psychiatric out-patients in Sweden: relations with season, age, ethnic origin and psychiatric diagnosis
    Mats B Humble
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, St Göran, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:467-70. 2010
    ..This is further supported by the considerable psychiatric improvement that coincided with vitamin D treatment in some of the patients whose deficiency was treated...
  58. pmc Facial resemblance to emotions: group differences, impression effects, and race stereotypes
    Leslie A Zebrowitz
    Brandeis University, Department of Psychology MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:175-89. 2010
    ..These results suggest that intergroup relations may be strained not only by cultural stereotypes but also by adaptive responses to emotion expressions that are overgeneralized to groups whose faces subtly resemble particular emotions...
  59. ncbi Four-year review of the use of race and ethnicity in epidemiologic and public health research
    R Dawn Comstock
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:611-9. 2004
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  60. ncbi Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-olds
    Yange Xue
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005
    ..Little research has investigated possible effects of neighborhood residence on mental health problems in children such as depression, anxiety, and withdrawal...
  61. ncbi More accurate racial and ethnic codes for Medicare administrative data
    Celia Eicheldinger
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:27-42. 2008
    ..7 to 79.2 percent for Asian and Pacific Islander beneficiaries, with no loss of specificity, and Kappa coefficients reaching 0.80. As a result, 2,245,792 beneficiaries were recoded to Hispanic and 336,363 to Asian or Pacific Islander...
  62. doi Tracing the Austronesian footprint in Mainland Southeast Asia: a perspective from mitochondrial DNA
    Min Sheng Peng
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, P R China
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2417-30. 2010
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  63. ncbi Differing health and health-seeking behaviour: ethnic minorities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh
    S M Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Asia Pac J Public Health 13:100-8. 2001
    ..of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh by surveying 2,550 randomly selected households from five major ethnic groups residing in the region. A structured questionnaire was used for collecting data...
  64. pmc Dramatic increases in obesity and overweight prevalence and body mass index among ethnic-immigrant and social class groups in the United States, 1976-2008
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 36:94-110. 2011
    ..Continued immigrant and socioeconomic disparities in prevalence will likely have substantial impacts on future obesity trends in the US...
  65. pmc The use of phenome-wide association studies (PheWAS) for exploration of novel genotype-phenotype relationships and pleiotropy discovery
    S A Pendergrass
    Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 0700, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 35:410-22. 2011
    ..As implementing the PheWAS approach has presented several challenges, the infrastructure and methodology, as well as insights gained in this project, are presented herein to benefit the larger scientific community...
  66. doi Digging deeper into East African human Y chromosome lineages
    Verónica Gomes
    Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of University of Porto IPATIMUP, Rua Dr Roberto Frias, S N, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
    Hum Genet 127:603-13. 2010
    ..of some lineages in our sample, clarifying some doubts about the origin of some particular Y-SNPs in different ethnic groups, such as M150, M112 and M75...
  67. doi Phylogeography of the Y-chromosome haplogroup C in northern Eurasia
    Boris Malyarchuk
    Institute of Biological Problems of the North, Russian Academy of Sciences, Magadan, Russia
    Ann Hum Genet 74:539-46. 2010
    ..Eurasia, we have analyzed the diversity of microsatellite (STR) loci in a total sample of 413 males from 18 ethnic groups of Siberia, Eastern Asia and Eastern Europe...
  68. pmc Y-chromosome evidence suggests a common paternal heritage of Austro-Asiatic populations
    Vikrant Kumar
    Molecular Anthropology Group, Biological Anthropology Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Hubsiguda, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Evol Biol 7:47. 2007
    ..Mundari, Khasi-Khmuic and Mon-Khmer, along with the previously published data on 214 relevant populations from Asia and Oceania...
  69. pmc Socioeconomic and race/ethnic differences in daily salivary cortisol profiles: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Anjum Hajat
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory, 3rd Floor Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:932-43. 2010
    ..This study finds an association between salivary cortisol and race/ethnicity and SES in a multi-ethnic study population. Further work is needed to determine the health consequences of these differences...
  70. ncbi Should there be separate psychiatric services for ethnic minority groups?
    Kam Bhui
    Barts and London Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:10-2. 2003
  71. pmc Levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Singapore following a national intervention programme
    J Cutter
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore
    Bull World Health Organ 79:908-15. 2001
    ..To evaluate the impact of the National Healthy Lifestyle Programme, a noncommunicable disease intervention programme for major cardiovascular disease risk factors in Singapore, implemented in 1992...
  72. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies susceptibility variants for type 2 diabetes in Han Chinese
    Fuu Jen Tsai
    School of Post Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000847. 2010
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  73. pmc Impact of common variants of PPARG, KCNJ11, TCF7L2, SLC30A8, HHEX, CDKN2A, IGF2BP2, and CDKAL1 on the risk of type 2 diabetes in 5,164 Indians
    Ganesh Chauhan
    Functional Genomics Unit, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology CSIR, Delhi, India
    Diabetes 59:2068-74. 2010
    ..We have studied the association of common variants in these eight genes with type 2 diabetes and related traits in Indians by combining the data from two independent case-control studies...
  74. pmc Retest reliability of surveillance questions on health related quality of life
    E M Andresen
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, Salus Center, St Louis, MO 63104 1399, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:339-43. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the retest reliability of four HRQoL questions from the US Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)...
  75. ncbi Prevalence of diabetes and ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk factors. The 1992 Singapore National Health Survey
    C E Tan
    Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Diabetes Care 22:241-7. 1999
    ..The purpose of the 1992 Singapore National Health Survey was to determine the current distribution of major noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors, including the prevalence of diabetes and dyslipidemia, in Singapore...
  76. pmc Sociodemographic differences in selected eating practices among alternative high school students
    Chrisa Arcan
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:823-9. 2009
    ..Students attending alternative high schools are an at-risk group of youth for poor health behaviors and obesity. However, little is known about their dietary practices...
  77. ncbi Gestational weight gain and risk of overweight in the offspring at age 7 y in a multicenter, multiethnic cohort study
    Brian H Wrotniak
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1818-24. 2008
    ..The earliest determinants of obesity may operate during intrauterine life, and gestational weight gain may influence the intrauterine environment in a way that may affect the risk of overweight in the offspring...
  78. pmc ETHNOS : A versatile electronic tool for the development and curation of national genetic databases
    Sjozef van Baal
    Erasmus MC, MGC Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Genomics 4:361-8. 2010
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  79. doi Human papillomavirus vaccination and social inequality: results from a prospective cohort study
    S A Roberts
    Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 139:400-5. 2011
    ..Different approaches may be needed to maximize HPV vaccine uptake in engaged and non-responding parents, including ethnic-specific approaches for non-responders...
  80. doi Patient-reported health status in coronary heart disease in the United States: age, sex, racial, and ethnic differences
    Jipan Xie
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 47, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Circulation 118:491-7. 2008
    Coronary heart disease (CHD) affects 15.8 million Americans. However, data on the national impact of CHD on health-related quality of life, particularly among people of different age, sex, racial, and ethnic groups, are limited.
  81. pmc Plants used during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum healthcare in Lao PDR: a comparative study of the Brou, Saek and Kry ethnic groups
    Hugo de Boer
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:25. 2009
    ..on the use of plants during pregnancy, parturition, postpartum recovery and infant healthcare among three ethnic groups, the Brou, Saek and Kry...
  82. pmc Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta +294T > C polymorphism and serum lipid levels in the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations
    Lin Miao
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, 22 Shuangyong Road, Nanning 530021, Guangxi, People s Republic of China
    Lipids Health Dis 9:145. 2010
    ..The present study was undertaken to detect the association of PPARD +294T > C (rs2016520) polymorphism and several environmental factors with serum lipid levels in the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations...
  83. pmc Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population
    Chin Yen Tay
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 9:126. 2009
    ..Malaysia is made up of three major ethnic populations, Malay, Chinese and Indian, providing a good population for studying recent H. pylori migration and admixture...
  84. pmc Securing recruitment and obtaining informed consent in minority ethnic groups in the UK
    Cathy E Lloyd
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:68. 2008
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  85. ncbi The neighborhood context of adolescent mental health
    C S Aneshensel
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:293-310. 1996
    ..This investigation demonstrates that research into the mental health of young people should consider the socioeconomic and demographic environments in which they live...
  86. pmc Discrimination in the discretionary points award scheme: comparison of white with non-white consultants and men with women
    Aneez Esmail
    Medical Practitioners Union, MSF Centre, London EC1V 8HA
    BMJ 326:687-8. 2003
  87. ncbi Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and decreased kidney function in the adult US population: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Josef Coresh
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1-12. 2003
    ....
  88. pmc Fine-scaled human genetic structure revealed by SNP microarrays
    Jinchuan Xing
    Department of Human Genetics, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Genome Res 19:815-25. 2009
    ..Our results emphasize the correlation of genetic and geographic distances and highlight other elements, including social factors that have contributed to population structure...
  89. ncbi Ethnic differences in genetic polymorphisms of CYP2D6, CYP2C19, CYP3As and MDR1/ABCB1
    Shogo Ozawa
    Division of Pharmacology, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo
    Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 19:83-95. 2004
    ..Distribution of nonsynonymous ABCB1/MDR1 SNPs and haplotype frequency in various races are summarized, with the association of nonsynonymous SNPs with large functional alterations as a rare event...
  90. ncbi Differences in risk factors, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease between ethnic groups in Canada: the Study of Health Assessment and Risk in Ethnic groups (SHARE)
    S S Anand
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 356:279-84. 2000
    Cardiovascular disease rates vary greatly between ethnic groups in Canada...
  91. ncbi Schizophrenia and migration: a meta-analysis and review
    Elizabeth Cantor-Graae
    Department of Community Medicine, Hospital UMAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 162:12-24. 2005
    ..The authors synthesize findings of previous studies implicating migration as a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia and provide a quantitative index of the associated effect size...
  92. pmc Born in Bradford, a cohort study of babies born in Bradford, and their parents: protocol for the recruitment phase
    Pauline Raynor
    Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, BD9 6RJ, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:327. 2008
    ..This protocol outlines methods for the recruitment phase of the study...
  93. doi Ethnic density, physical illness, social deprivation and antidepressant prescribing in primary care: ecological study
    Paul Walters
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:235-9. 2008
    ..Antidepressant prescribing should reflect need. The Quality and Outcomes Framework has provided an opportunity to explore factors affecting antidepressant prescribing in UK general practice...
  94. pmc Impact of nine common type 2 diabetes risk polymorphisms in Asian Indian Sikhs: PPARG2 (Pro12Ala), IGF2BP2, TCF7L2 and FTO variants confer a significant risk
    Dharambir K Sanghera
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:59. 2008
    ....
  95. doi Frequency and type of seafood consumed influence plasma (n-3) fatty acid concentrations
    Hyoju Chung
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Nutr 138:2422-7. 2008
    ..of EPA and DHA in plasma phospholipids were positively correlated with nonfried fish consumption in all 4 ethnic groups (r = 0.24-0.46; P < 0.01) but not with nonfried shellfish, fried fish, or fish in mixed dishes...
  96. pmc Effects of self-management support on structure, process, and outcomes among vulnerable patients with diabetes: a three-arm practical clinical trial
    Dean Schillinger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:559-66. 2009
    ..We examined the effects of two SMS strategies across outcomes corresponding to the Chronic Care Model...
  97. ncbi Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2000
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Room 900, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 288:1723-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data...
  98. ncbi Community-wide effects of permethrin-treated bed nets on child mortality and malaria morbidity in western Kenya
    William A Hawley
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:121-7. 2003
    ..The strength of the community effect depended upon the proportion of nearby compounds with treated nets. To maximize their public health impact, high coverage with treated nets is essential...
  99. pmc Agreement between administrative data and patients' self-reports of race/ethnicity
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research a Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development National Center of Excellence, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1734-9. 2003
    ..We examined agreement of administrative data with self-reported race/ethnicity and identified correlates of agreement...
  100. pmc Developing obesity prevention interventions among minority ethnic children in schools and places of worship: The DEAL (DiEt and Active Living) study
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:480. 2009
    ..Little is known, however, about what promotes or hinders engagement with prevention programmes among ethnic minority children...
  101. ncbi Estimating the impact of prehistoric admixture on the genome of Europeans
    Isabelle Dupanloup
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1361-72. 2004
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Research Grants99

  1. Cross Ethnic Trends In Drinking, Alcohol Use Disorders And Service Utilization
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..health disparities by advancing the epidemiological study of drinking and its associated problems among ethnic groups in the U.S...
  2. Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America
    Alka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and Sri Lanka) represent a quarter of the world's population and are one of the fasting growing ethnic groups in the United States...
  3. A Pap Test Intervention to Enhance Decision Making among Pacific Islander Women
    SORA PARK contact TANJASIRI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cervical cancer incidence and mortality data among specific PI ethnic groups is sparse, with available information underscoring significant cancer health disparities...
  4. Comparative effectiveness of diabetes prevention strategies in women with GDM
    Assiamira Ferrara; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..more than 2,400 pregnant women with GDM (36% Asian, 31% Hispanic, 25% white, 4% African American and 5% other ethnic groups). The intervention will be compared to usual care...
  5. Genetic Susceptibility to Asthma and IndoorAir Pollution in Peru
    Nadia N Hansel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Asthma is an epidemic that disproportionately affects children, the poor and certain racial/ethnic groups. Latinos/Hispanics are the fastest growing minority population in the US and are disproportionately affected by asthma morbidity...
  6. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Diabetes is a priority condition that occurs in all racial and ethnic groups but has a higher prevalence among racial and ethnic minority populations and the elderly...
  7. Nutritional Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in the Multiethnic Cohort
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) was established in 1993-96 to investigate diet and cancer among different ethnic groups. The Hawaii component consists of 103,898 individuals 40 years and older, primarily of Caucasian, Japanese, ..
  8. The Odd-Even Effect of Polymorphic CA repeats in the 5' Regulatory Region of the
    IVAN GORLOV; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..preliminary data and previously published data indicate a massive deficit of odd-numbered CA repeats in four ethnic groups studied: whites, Asians , Hispanics (Mexican Americans), and African Americans...
  9. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Kelly Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..stress in ethnic minority children; 2) to investigate differences between children and parents of different ethnic groups in pain beliefs, pain coping skills, and parent-child interactions as related to the child's pain and stress ..
  10. Children's Responses to Sibling Death in NICU/PICU in 3 Racial/Ethnic Groups
    JOANNE M contact YOUNGBLUT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will identifying surviving siblings at risk for poor outcomes so that parents, family members and health care professionals can intervene to promote health and functioning of both the children and their families. ..
  11. Spatial Variations in IDU HIV Risk: Relationship to Structural Interventions
    Hannah Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..different impacts on drug-related HIV risk behaviors and health service use among IDUs of different racial/ethnic groups. Explaining racial/ethnic variations in drug-related HIV risk and health service use is a NIDA priority...
  12. Genetic analysis fo metabolic syndrome by admixture mapping in African Americans
    Ludmila Pawlikowska; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Metabolic syndrome traits differ among ethnic groups. African-Americans tend to have greater insulin-resistance and higher blood pressure than European-Americans; ..
  13. Genetic analysis fo metabolic syndrome by admixture mapping in African Americans
    Ludmila Pawlikowska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Metabolic syndrome traits differ among ethnic groups. African-Americans tend to have greater insulin-resistance and higher blood pressure than European-Americans;..
  14. Metabolic Pathways and Defects in Fructose Metabolism
    DEAN TOLAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..4) identify HFI mutations in the diverse US population, in particular Hispanic, African-American, and other ethnic groups that have not been well characterized, and correlate these findings to any specific phenotypes in these ethnic ..
  15. Metabolic Pathways and Defects in Fructose Metabolism
    DEAN TOLAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4) identify HFI mutations in the diverse US population, in particular Hispanic, African-American, and other ethnic groups that have not been well characterized, and correlate these findings to any specific phenotypes in these ethnic ..
  16. Culturally-Tailored Smoking Cessation for American Indians
    Won S Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) have the highest smoking rates of the major racial/ethnic groups in the United States, approaching 40% to 50%...
  17. Genome Wide Association Studies in Alopecia Areata
    Angela M Christiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..6 million individuals in the United States alone, including males and females of all ages and ethnic groups. AA fits the paradigm of a complex or multifactorial trait, in which combinations of genetic and environmental ..
  18. Genome Wide Association Studies in Alopecia Areata
    Angela Christiano; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..6 million individuals in the United States alone, including males and females of all ages and ethnic groups. AA fits the paradigm of a complex or multifactorial trait, in which combinations of genetic and environmental ..
  19. Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese Singaporeans
    Mark A Pereira; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for defining obesity, set by the World Health Organization, underscore the particular susceptibility of these ethnic groups to T2D, the underlying biological and environmental causes for the excess diabetes in these populations are ..
  20. Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese Singaporeans
    Mark Pereira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for defining obesity, set by the World Health Organization, underscore the particular susceptibility of these ethnic groups to T2D, the underlying biological and environmental causes for the excess diabetes in these populations are ..
  21. Understanding Health Disparities in the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes
    JAMES SIDNEY JACKSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..cardiovascular disease (CVD), and growing disparities in the burden of these conditions across racial and ethnic groups, highlights the urgency of developing effective prevention strategies - however, few intervention studies have ..
  22. Native Navigation across the Cancer Continuum in Comanche Nation
    Valerie S Eschiti; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite the implementation of educational strategies that have successfully reached many racial/ethnic groups in the United States to decrease cancer incidence and mortality, this is not the case among NA people living ..
  23. Changing Race/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality
    W Frisbie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..substantial absolute declines in the overall infant mortality rate (IMR) have occurred across all racial/ethnic groups, there has been a growing concern because of continued and, in many cases, rising relative disparities in the ..
  24. Impact of contextual factors on disparities in breast cancer risk and survival
    SCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..lower in women of lower SES, while survival after breast cancer in these groups is poorer for certain racial/ethnic groups, in particular African-Americans...
  25. Impact of contextual factors on disparities in breast cancer risk and survival
    Scarlett L Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..lower in women of lower SES, while survival after breast cancer in these groups is poorer for certain racial/ethnic groups, in particular African-Americans...
  26. Cross Ethnic Trends In Drinking, Alcohol Use Disorders And Service Utilization
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..health disparities by advancing the epidemiological study of drinking and its associated problems among ethnic groups in the U.S...
  27. Disparities in Child & Family Health Care Expenditures
    Paul Newacheck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..community is focused on identifying and documenting disparities in health and health care among racial/ethnic groups as well as across the income distribution...
  28. Type 2 Diabetes Gene Discovery Linked to 3p in Hispanics
    Donna Lehman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) continues to rise and increasingly affects individuals of all ages across all ethnic groups; however, individuals from certain ethnic groups including Mexican Americans have an increased propensity ..
  29. Type 2 Diabetes Gene Discovery Linked to 3p in Hispanics
    Donna Lehman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) continues to rise and increasingly affects individuals of all ages across all ethnic groups; however, individuals from certain ethnic groups including Mexican Americans have an increased propensity ..
  30. Type 2 Diabetes Gene Discovery Linked to 3p in Hispanics
    Donna Lehman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) continues to rise and increasingly affects individuals of all ages across all ethnic groups; however, individuals from certain ethnic groups including Mexican Americans have an increased propensity ..